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Nan fang xiao yang mu chang (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 9 November 2012 (Taiwan)
Life is tough in a big city. Especially for a young Taiwanese photocopy clerk, whose recent breakup haunts him day in and day out. But like all urban romance he soon meets the eccentric ... See full summary »

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Chi-jan Hou
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kai Ko ... Wolf / Tung
Man-shu Jian ... Hsiao Yang
Bryan Shu-Hao Chang ... Chiang Shuo-tao
Shu-yao Kuo ... Tsui Pao Pao
Chen-Nan Tsai ... Photocopy shop boss
Nikki Hsieh ... Tsai Yi-ying, Tung's ex-girlfriend
Ting Wei Lu ... Fried Rice Man
Peggy Tseng ... Fried Rice Man's ex-girlfriend
Nolay Piho ... Pastor & Noodle Stall Owner (as Ching-Tai Lin)
Dennis Nieh ... Cram school owner
Hsiao-fan Fan ... Yang's mother
Iling Kao Iling Kao ... Chih, locker renter
Ching Shen Chuang ... Locker renter guard
Maggie Pei-Ying Lai ... Locker renter hairdresser
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Min-Fu Chou ... Fei
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Life is tough in a big city. Especially for a young Taiwanese photocopy clerk, whose recent breakup haunts him day in and day out. But like all urban romance he soon meets the eccentric manic pixie of his dream. And together they struggle to get their lives back on track. (Mandarin with English subtitles)

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Comedy | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Taiwan

Language:

Min Nan | Chinese

Release Date:

9 November 2012 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

When a Wolf Falls in Love with a Sheep See more »

Filming Locations:

Taipei City, Taiwan

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When the wolf and the sheep finds each other.
22 September 2014 | by Reno-RanganSee all my reviews

This little Taiwanese movie was very stylish. The title would definitely seduce and invite those who love romantic-comedies. The same way I managed successfully and more importantly, I liked it very much. Someway the title also reminds me the Korean anime 'Stormy Night'. This was my second movie from the director. A lot different than the first movie, but nothing short in initiating creative ideas to present story in a style.

It was a simple love story with an extraordinary exhibition of the film contents. The opening was so fast, you may need some time to get in and pick up the current situation in story narration. It kind of confuses us, especially those who are depending on the subtitle because of the presentation with the stop- motion mode. Soon after you will be well set to enjoy the rest of the voyage.

''Count 1 to 100, if it does not appear, it will never do.''

I think the guy from 'You are the Apple of my Eye' enthusiastic to find his apple in this movie as well. A lot has improved from the earlier and his performance looks so promising that he can stay longer in this business. Opposite to him the 'One Day' girl did not stay long, sad because it was a lot like a cameo appearance. But the other chick who was the main lead was hypnotized me with her great performance and by her look.

There are many things that can be praised, but when it comes to the flaws, not many except the cliché at the end. Actually, it was well handled that can please you overall. If you notice, this movie was not widespread and not rated better. I'd say it again this movie is for die-hard romedy fans and probably for lads and lasses. A good entertainer as we ask for and that's enough for a few people like me to have a variety of movies from the different parts of the world.


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